Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: 3.1 Freeze
Re: 3.1 Freeze
From: Jonas Häggqvist <rasher_at_rasher.dk>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 18:36:06 +0100
Thomas Martitz wrote:
> But there has also been some talk about releasing 26th (Rock-Boxing
> day? What's that?).
The 26th came up because we branched 3 days later than planned (with a
23rd release). December 26th is called Boxing Day in the United Kingdom
and some other countries, which prompted my rather silly pun of Rockboxing
> I'd personally prefer releasing before Christmas, for 3 reasons:
> a) Of course, obviously, to have a christmas present for our community.
> b) I think it's likely that many devs (even though maybe not the ones
> responsible for doing the actual release) will be quite busy around
> christmas and maybe even some days after, so there's a little chance
> that the release will be delayed a bit more.
On the other hand, this also means that there will be less devs and forum
posters around on the days following a release. This is perhaps not such a
> c) Establishing the 23rd as a general release day sounds good to me,
> some tradition.
But with the 26th, we get to repeat Rockboxing Day each year! On the other
hand, we've had a Dec. 23rd release before (2.4).
-- Jonas Häggqvist rasher(at)rasher(dot)dkReceived on 2008-12-18